Erythema (Skin Redness)
Erythema, also know as skin redness can be a debilitating skin condition. That’s why we have invested in the most effective lasers, skin care products and facial treatments to help treat and clear facial redness. Whether you’re suffering with rosacea, broken capillaries or spider veins, our combination of expert machinery and effective skin services will safely treat all manner of Erythema skin conditions.
Skin redness can manifest in various forms, each indicative of different underlying causes. One common type is flushing, characterised by sudden, temporary redness usually triggered by emotional responses, temperature changes, or certain foods or drinks. Flushing occurs when blood vessels near the skin’s surface dilate, leading to a visibly red appearance, typically on the face, neck, and chest. It is frequently associated with conditions like rosacea and can be exacerbated by factors such as stress, alcohol, or spicy foods.
Another form of skin redness is erythema, which is often a symptom of inflammation or irritation. This type of redness is more persistent and may be accompanied by a warm sensation or pain. Erythema can be caused by various factors, including allergic reactions, sunburn, or skin infections. It can also be a side effect of certain medications or a response to specific skincare products, leading to discomfort and a visibly red appearance in the affected area.
Furthermore, there is skin redness associated with dermatitis, a broad term encompassing several skin conditions characterised by inflammation. Contact dermatitis, for example, arises when the skin comes into direct contact with an irritant or allergen, triggering redness, itching, and sometimes blistering or scaling. Other forms of dermatitis, such as seborrheic dermatitis or atopic dermatitis (eczema), can also cause varying degrees of redness, itchiness, and skin irritation, often in specific areas like the scalp, face, or other body parts. Understanding the particular characteristics of each type of skin redness is essential in determining the appropriate treatment and management strategies.